Trounce vs Eradicate - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between trounce and eradicate

is that trounce is to beat severely; thrash while eradicate is to completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.

As verbs the difference between trounce and eradicate

is that trounce is to win against (someone) by a wide margin; to beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily while eradicate is to pull up by the roots; to uproot.

trounce

English

Verb

(trounc)
  • to win against (someone) by a wide margin; to beat thoroughly, to defeat heavily
  • The Mexican team trounced the Americans by 10 goals to 1.
  • to punish
  • to beat severely; thrash
  • Anagrams

    * counter * recount English terms derived from French

    eradicate

    English

    Verb

    (eradicat)
  • To pull up by the roots; to uproot.
  • To completely destroy; to reduce to nothing radically; to put an end to; to extirpate.
  • Small pox was globally eradicated in 1980

    Synonyms

    * (to pull up by the roots): root up, uproot * (to completely destroy): annihilate, exterminate, extirpate * See also

    Antonyms

    * radicate